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9/11 Deniers' Conference, Part Deux: In Irvine, this time...

Christ, here we go again! ScrewLooseChange's James Bennett has just reported on the upcoming "2007 Justice and Freedom Conference" to be held in Irvine, CA, March 9-12. This kook confab, part deux, is being hosted by the Freedom Law School, which is not a real law school, but instead one of these wing-nutty organizations that supposedly teaches you how to liberate yourself from paying taxes without ending up in a cell sharing a toilet with a dood named Bubba.

What the hell 9/11 conspiracies have to do with dodging your income taxes is beyond me, but there are a number of 9/11 moon units on the speaker's list. These include: former Lyndon LaRouche-ite Webster Tarpley; Kevin "I would still have to characterize the Holocaust as it is taught in the US as a hideously destructive myth" Barrett; Mark Anderson -- reporter for the American Free Press, published by longtime anti-Semite Willis Carto, also publisher of The Barnes Review; and Dylan Avery, boy wonder director of Loose Change.

Avery did not attend the Chandler 9/11 conference, supposedly because of the participation of Eric D. Williams, author of The Puzzle of Auschwitz, so his attendance at a screwball event like this one is a head-scratcher. Also, Avery expressed doubts about Kevin Barrett's stated views of the Holocaust in February, but now he'll be attending a conference with the guy? Go figure. And if he's worried about "the movement," why cozy up to Willis Carto's American Free Press? Here's a little slime from Carto to give you a picture of what he's all about:

If Satan himself, with all of his super-human genius and diabolical ingenuity at his command, had tried to create a permanent disintegration and force for the destruction of the nations, he could have done no better than to invent the Jews. (Quote from: ADL Web site. )

I was accused several times of doling out "guilt by association," when it came to the 9/11 deniers at the Chandler conference. But I think you should be responsible or "accountable," to some degree, for associating with crackpots, cranks, and anti-Semites. What's next, a 9/11 Conference at a Klan rally? Don't these guys ever learn?

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